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23. Po / Splitting Apart

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--- --- above Kên Keeping Still, Mountain
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--- --- below K'un The Receptive, Earth
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The Judgement

Splitting Apart. It does not further one
To go anywhere.

The Image

The mountain rests upon the earth:
The image of Splitting Apart.
Thus those above can insure their position
Only by giving generously to those below.

The Lines

Change at the beginning means:
The leg of the bed is split.
Those who persevere are destroyed.
Misfortune.
Change in the second place means:
The bed is split at the edge.
Those who persevere are destroyed.
Misfortune.
Change in the third place means:
He splits with them. No blame.
Change in the fourth place means:
The bed is split up to the skin.
Misfortune.
Change in the fifth place means:
A shoal of fishes. Favor comes through the court ladies.
Everything acts to further.
Change at the top means:
There is a large fruit still uneaten.
The superior man receives a carriage.
The house of the inferior man is split apart.